Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) System Design Engineer

Job Description

Arcadis is seeking an Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) System Design Engineer to join our Resilience Water team in our Columbus OH or Detroit, MI location. This is an exciting opportunity for an I&C System Design Engineer, preferably with consulting engineering experience, to join our team and lead projects with a variety of I&C, automation system design, and SCADA integration.

At Arcadis we focus on attracting, retaining and developing people who share our passion and commitment to improve quality of life. In return we offer you the opportunity to transform your world and the world around you, that could be through client work, upskilling yourself, championing equality and inclusion or getting involved in charity work, to name just a few. Our people value different perspectives, they care about the sustainability of our planet and dare to shape the future.

One of our core values is ‘people first’, and supported by our Lovinklaan foundation, we invest in you for the long term, to ensure you reach your full potential. You’ll have the opportunity to own your career and work on industry-defining projects, finding solutions to real challenges that make a difference to people’s lives. You’re encouraged to have a growth mindset and are given the space to develop personally and professionally, building a flexible career that works for you.

Role description:

In this role, you will be responsible for I&C and SCADA design and implementation services for industrial & municipal water and wastewater treatment, conveyance systems, and facilities.

Role accountabilities:

  • Provide engineering and design services to produce design & construction documents for projects.
  • Coordinate with process, mechanical, and electrical engineers assigned to the project and prepare technical memorandums and develop design criteria, SCADA system architecture, process and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs), SCADA network diagrams, process control functional narratives, control schematics, panel layout diagrams, and interconnection diagrams.
  • Assist Project Managers with project planning, scope of work development, budgeting, cost estimating, and project scheduling tasks.
  • Conduct factory testing, site acceptance testing, field checkout, and I&C and SCADA system startups.
  • Utilize technical experience and expertise in the execution of I&C and SCADA projects from inception to successful startup and turnover.
  • Program process control logic in PLCs and configure graphical HMI for SCADA system on a variety of platforms.
  • Configure historical data and generate reports on a variety of platforms.
  • Develop written specifications for implementing I&C and SCADA projects.
  • Travel to client sites and other Arcadis office locations, as needed.
  • Short-term travel in the region for project meetings, site visits, etc.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical, Chemical, Environmental Engineering, or a closely related field of study
  • 3 years of I&C, automation, and SCADA system design and implementation experience in water/wastewater market or similar industry.

Key Skills and Attributes:

  • Basic proficiency in Autocad or Revit
  • Ability to self-direct and work on multiple assignments at once while meeting project deliverable dates and completing other task-driven assignments
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, as well as excellent teamwork skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, MS Project, and Outlook)
  • Advanced knowledge in applying instrumentation and controls to process and electromechanical equipment and developing SCADA networks.
  • Knowledge of designing and developing fiber optic cable networks for SCADA systems.
  • Advanced knowledge of radio and cellular telemetry networks.
  • Basic knowledge of IT and industrial networks.
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record.
  • Ability to travel up to 25%.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience developing bid and construction documents
  • Experience in HMI/PLC platforms configuration
  • Experience in IT and industrial networks
  • PLC/HMI programming, configuration & startup experience

Why Become an Arcadian?

Our work with clients has a direct impact on people’s lives and on the planet. We make moving, living and belonging in cities safer, more resilient and more sustainable. By partnering with our clients as responsible custodians of our earth’s resources, we can create a sustainable planet.

We continue to think of new ways to make positive impacts and create better experiences for people; data driven and digital solutions have become part of the Arcadis DNA. Working together with clients and using techniques like design thinking, we can get to the heart of our clients’ most pressing challenges and work together to solve them.

As a global business, we have committed to support five of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals to ensure that our projects contribute to a better and more sustainable future for all. But it’s not just the work that we do on client projects that benefits communities and our planet. As a global business, we are committed to making a positive impact to society by supporting local communities where we operate.

To help protect our planet, we monitor and measure non-financial information to inform business decisions and reduce our own environmental impact as part of our commitment to be net zero carbon as a global company by 2030.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging:

We want you to be able to bring your best self to work every day which is why we take equality and inclusion seriously and hold ourselves to account for our actions. Our ambition is to be an employer of choice and provide a great place to work for all our people. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Transform Your World

Arcadis offers benefits for full-time positions. These benefits include medical, dental, and vision, EAP, 401K, STD, LTD, AD&D, life insurance, paid parental leave, reward & recognition program, and optional benefits including adoption assistance and tuition reimbursement. We offer seven paid holidays and potentially up to two floating holidays per calendar year depending on start, and 15 days PTO that accrue per year. The salary range for this position is $70,800 – $106,200.




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